Gunmen abduct five members of royal family in Kwara

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The security situation in the country is not getting better. People are being kidnapped on daily basis both in the northern and southern parts of the country. 

In a press statement signed and made available to newsmen in Ilorin, the Kwara State Command Police Public Relations Officer, Okasanmi Ajayi said that the, Owalobbo of Obo-Ayegunle in Ekiti Local Government Area of Kwara State, Oba Samuel Adelodun of Obbo-Ayegunle’s driver, his security man, his maid and his two baby girls have been kidnapped by unknown armed gunmen.

According to Okasanmi Ajayi, the kidnapping occurred around 6:30 pm while his vehicle Siena with Reg. Plate No. bearing Owalobo of Obbo Ayegunle which was conveying the victims was abandoned on the road.

Meanwhile, in a quick response to capture the criminals and rescue the victims, the Commissioner of Police Kwara State, CP Tuesday Assayomo dispatched the Anti Kidnapping and other Tactical Units of the Command alongside local hunters and vigilantes to immediately commence a search and rescue operation in the area.

The commissioner of police also urged anyone with useful information regarding the incident and which can aid the quick rescue of victim's and arrest of the abductors to come forward. 

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